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A lifelong collection of a "Happy Bird"!!!

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I was minding my own business, (yes working!)  looking for furniture for clients in my favorite antique store in our area;  and this bird;  this happy little bird caught
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Garden update on the Monterey Colonial in Montecito!

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The gardens have  been worked on extensively for the past few  months! Huge improvements!!! Not too much has changed in the front; Things are starting to bloom! The real
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My friend Ellie in Paris is having a sale in Los Angeles!

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Don’t forget to click on the title of the post!!! Ellie is my friend who lives in Paris! She used to live in Santa Barbara;  and she had the
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My definition of “luxury”!

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luxury   noun (pl) -ries  1. indulgence in and enjoyment of rich, comfortable, and sumptuous living 2. (sometimes pl) something that is considered an indulgence rather than a necessity 3. something pleasant and satisfying: the luxury of independence This definition works for me! Now;  I will tell you what this means to me!  And I suspect it will
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Question: “Do you follow trends in decorating?”

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(Don’t forget to click on the title!! To see the whole post!) “Do you follow trends in decorating”? That is the topic on “By invitation only” on the blog:
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Montecito Sea Meadow, my dream once-in-a-lifetime decorating job!! [repost]

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Well, there is a “secret place”   in Montecito.  Honestly;  even close neighbors barely know it is there! One can only see it from the water……or walking on the
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Pond update!

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The pond now has duck houses, plants and fish And ducks!! This was the pond a few years ago.  It was a natural pond (even though we re-dug it);  it
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A Marcel Vertes update!

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This is my most recent purchase of the work of Marcel Vertes! It was a “wall hanging” purchased in France in the sixties; The title of the work is
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What one thing do I really need for fall??

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Tonne Goodman style editor of Vogue! This is my NEW addition to my uniform for fall!  PANTS!!! I love that Marsha…….can inspire us to write on a “topic”; and
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Backyard Wildlife Habitat (National Wildlife Federation)

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I have many new subscribers!!  I am going to post a few of my favorite (and others’ favorite posts) In between new posts, so the new subscribers don’t have
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